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Uncertainty, Enaction And Theater: Practicing For The Revolution, Scott, John 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

Uncertainty, Enaction And Theater: Practicing For The Revolution, Scott, John

Journal of Conscious Evolution

This paper discusses how using theater and the creative arts can be a useful tool in changing ourselves and communities for the better. I will also offer examples of using Theater of the Oppressed structures in youth community settings, linking these case examples to concepts of uncertainty, enaction, and transformation. This paper will also offer examples of challenges in facilitating and participating in this community based creative arts work. I will then speak to the urgency of using this creative work in our American systems, arguing that theater and the creative arts can support both young people and adults in ...


Intercorporeality: An Invitation To Being In The Human-Body-Nature Relationship, Eli, Renee 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

Intercorporeality: An Invitation To Being In The Human-Body-Nature Relationship, Eli, Renee

Journal of Conscious Evolution

Human-mediated climate change and environmental degradation are real. Likewise, human health issues associated with modernity are becoming increasingly concerning. This paper presupposes the inter-relationship between these two bourgeoning phenomena, and draws upon recent scholarship in the field of Religion and Ecology, and particularly the work of Thomas Berry (2006, 1999), as a means to critically analyze Judeo-Christian theosophy, an encoded meaning animus by which Westerners (largely), and Americans primarily, enact denial of the fullest expression of life – among one another and within the context of the natural world. I offer two broadly generalized and contrasting religious narratives, which together illumine ...


Human Collective Capacities, Montiel, Sergio 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

Human Collective Capacities, Montiel, Sergio

Journal of Conscious Evolution

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Stilling The Mind: The Journey Of Consciousness In The Mental-Egoic Era, Hoshawk, Crystal Marie 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

Stilling The Mind: The Journey Of Consciousness In The Mental-Egoic Era, Hoshawk, Crystal Marie

Journal of Conscious Evolution

No abstract provided.


Comparison Of Worldviews Figure, Lide, Allison 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

Comparison Of Worldviews Figure, Lide, Allison

Journal of Conscious Evolution

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Montessori Education: What Is Its Relationship With The Emerging Worldview?, Lide, Allison 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

Montessori Education: What Is Its Relationship With The Emerging Worldview?, Lide, Allison

Journal of Conscious Evolution

The classroom structure of traditional education has been modeled on the defining characteristics of the mechanical worldview, including linearity, hierarchy, reductionism, objectivity, outcomes, and empiricism. The advent of a participatory worldview has brought a new set of priorities including non-linearity, interdependence, process, relationship, and ecology. A Montessori classroom structure embodies these emerging characteristics. The Montessori approach is based on a non-linear developmental model. It provides a form of education that is not limited to mechanistic cognitive development, but integrally involves all aspects of human development, and is thus well-aligned with the qualities of the emerging worldview.


Evoking Love In Higher Education: Towards A Sustainable Future, Breton, Peter le 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

Evoking Love In Higher Education: Towards A Sustainable Future, Breton, Peter Le

Journal of Conscious Evolution

No abstract provided.


Shifting Realities: Tron Cyberspace And The “New” Consciousness In 21st Century Technoscapes, Efthimiou, Olivia 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

Shifting Realities: Tron Cyberspace And The “New” Consciousness In 21st Century Technoscapes, Efthimiou, Olivia

Journal of Conscious Evolution

The existing direction of the (mis)use of information technologies founded on the deceptively secular rationalised heritage of scientism, arguably spells the increasing proximity to a dystopian nightmare that is far from mere fiction and imbued with the eternal religious symbolic of the battle between good and evil, as depicted in the 2010 science fiction film Tron: Legacy. The historical contextualisation of events in the film reveals the promise of the unfolding of an advanced sensibility alongside these concerns, in which fantasy and science converge to liberate humanity from an increasingly limiting worldview, and information and images serve as conduits ...


The Bhagavad Gita: The Roadmap To Conscious Evolution: Understanding The Eternal Reality Of Consciousness, Chopra, Sadna 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

The Bhagavad Gita: The Roadmap To Conscious Evolution: Understanding The Eternal Reality Of Consciousness, Chopra, Sadna

Journal of Conscious Evolution

The purpose of my study is to present the knowledge of the Self (our true nature) and the knowledge of what Consciousness is, from the sacred text of the Bhagavad Gita. I have examined how the verses of the Gita unfold into a Roadmap for the Conscious Evolution of the self.


The Art Of Evolving Consciousness, MacQueen, Kim 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

The Art Of Evolving Consciousness, Macqueen, Kim

Journal of Conscious Evolution

This paper supports the position that the arts have the capacity not only to give us information intellectually about the evolution of the human endowment of consciousness, but can also evoke a felt sense of previous stages and anticipate transitions and emerging stages. In this paper I give examples of artworks that suggest each stage of the evolution described in the writings of Jean Gebser. For purposes of this paper the artworks are limited to visual arts and sculpture. I think that much of humankind’s vast historical and multicultural endowment of the arts can remind us of previous periods ...


Anekantavada, Doshi, Navin 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

Anekantavada, Doshi, Navin

Journal of Conscious Evolution

No abstract provided.


Clustering, Balance, Harmony And Complementarities, Doshi, Navin 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

Clustering, Balance, Harmony And Complementarities, Doshi, Navin

Journal of Conscious Evolution

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Conscious Light, And Signs Of The Divine, Doshi, Navin 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

Conscious Light, And Signs Of The Divine, Doshi, Navin

Journal of Conscious Evolution

No abstract provided.


Educating For Peace: The Founding Vision Of Ciis, Subbiondo, Joseph 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

Educating For Peace: The Founding Vision Of Ciis, Subbiondo, Joseph

Journal of Conscious Evolution

No abstract provided.


Conscious Awakening Of An Intuitive Mind: The Western Esoteric Method Of Seeing Wonder In Reality, Adler, Susan 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

Conscious Awakening Of An Intuitive Mind: The Western Esoteric Method Of Seeing Wonder In Reality, Adler, Susan

Journal of Conscious Evolution

No abstract provided.


Tantric Buddhist Art: Through An Integral Lens, Haven, Rien T. 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

Tantric Buddhist Art: Through An Integral Lens, Haven, Rien T.

Journal of Conscious Evolution

Tantric Buddhist art is a very diverse and unique form of art. Its main goals are to reveal the nature of reality by showing the perceiver that there is a more expansive and actualized being than the one currently experienced. In this way it shares many similarities with religious art, but puts its own special non-dual twist on religious art that will engage and surprise the reader.


Poetry As A Mirror Of Evolving Consciousness, Martinez Criado, Denis 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

Poetry As A Mirror Of Evolving Consciousness, Martinez Criado, Denis

Journal of Conscious Evolution

No abstract provided.


Creative Process In Transformation, Malmuth-Onn, Ann 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

Creative Process In Transformation, Malmuth-Onn, Ann

Journal of Conscious Evolution

No abstract provided.


Integral Aesthetics – The Evolutionary Function Of The Sublime, Joye, Shelli Renee 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

Integral Aesthetics – The Evolutionary Function Of The Sublime, Joye, Shelli Renee

Journal of Conscious Evolution

This paper explores an evolutionary integral aesthetics arising at the end of a two hundred year arc beginning with Immanuel Kant's establishment of modern aesthetic theory, and culminating with Jean Gebser's integral mutation of consciousness described in The Ever Present Origin. I examine Kant's aesthetics of the sublime as an early opening into Gebser's integral mutation of consciousness, and describe how an encounter with the sublime can boost the mind into wider bandwidths of consciousness with the activation of an integral perception. Beginning with the concept of the sublime in art, I describe how supersensible perception ...


Krishnamurti And Education: Application Of Liberation, McAuley, C. E. 2018 California Institute of Integral Studies

Krishnamurti And Education: Application Of Liberation, Mcauley, C. E.

Journal of Conscious Evolution

This paper is an exploration of Krishnamurti’s ideas on education in relation to American institutions of public education. It explores the K-12 levels and collegiate level of education. While reflecting on the nature of American public education, the paper also poses the question of how Krishnamurti’s philosophy may be applied by the educator within the system. Along with looking at both the nature of American public education and Krishnamurti’s philosophy, I include my own quest on how, if possible, to apply Krishnamurti’s teachings in the college classroom. Looking at multiple aspects of the subject, I reflect ...


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